Episodes

Episode 20: FRESHLY MARRIED STORIES

12/7/2017
Newly married Executive Director Caity and HRN intern Jordan join DJ CherishTheLuv and some cake from Whole Foods in studio today to give advice and tell stories about wedding planning. Musical guest, rapper and author Orlando ZEPS Molina joins us to tell us his point of view as a freshly married man. We will be also be featuring the book Stuff Every Bride Should Know by Michelle Park Lazette. Music by Rapper ZEPS, and lyricist, producer and DJ, Jordan Knoxx. Wedding Cake is powered by...

Duration:00:54:30

Episode 19: WEDDING OFFICIANTS & PUBLIC SPEAKING

11/16/2017
Having a friend officiate your wedding? We're going to talk about why you might want to consider hiring a professional instead! NYC Officiant, Sacha Jones is in the studio to talk about what makes a great ceremony, and DJ CherishTheLuv will talk about what doesn't! LikeSo app founder, Audrey Mann Cronin is back to talk about the importance of practicing public speaking for weddings. Rose McAdoo brings in another Whisk Me Away Cake! With a cool story to share, after all her mission is to...

Duration:00:56:31

Episode 18: Yummy Weddings

11/9/2017
What to feed the people! Today's episode we will discuss feeding your guests on your big day. We will be also be featuring the book "Stuff Every Bride Should Know" by Michelle Park Lazette. She'll be on the line joining us in the studio to talk about food, glorious food and then some. Today's wedding cake is from Tu-Lu's Gluten-Free Bakery in the East Village NYC. Music by Bert Clarke, debuting his single "Searching", and we close the show with "The One" by lyricist, producer and DJ,...

Duration:00:52:11

Episode 17: Wedding Music Ideas

11/2/2017
This special episode of Wedding Cake is a discussion about music choices and why it really does matter! No, you don't want to just save money and plug in an iPod or Spotify playlist! We will be also be featuring the book Stuff Every Bride Should Know by Michelle Park Lazette. Stories from across the country will warm your heart. Music selections are from our awesome HRN vault of music, and lyricist, producer and DJ, Jordan Knoxx. Wedding Cake is powered by Simplecast

Duration:00:35:33

Episode 16: McAdoo Part 2! VEGGIE CAKES

10/12/2017
Veggies in your cakes? Rose McAdoo is back to talk about that! Whisk Me Away Cakes' mission is to share stories through dessert. Using desserts to drive global change, cakemaker, Rose McAdoo's cakes are rich in flavor, and history. A recent trip through East Africa taught her a lot about desserts, the world, and herself, and you can taste it in her work. Today’s cake, made by Rose, is a little veggie inspired treat! WHISKMEAWAYCAKES.COM How do you create impact using desserts? Tune in to...

Duration:00:43:36

Episode 16: "McAdoo Part 2! VEGGIE CAKES"

10/12/2017
Veggies in your cakes? Rose McAdoo is back to talk about that! Whisk Me Away Cakes' mission is to share stories through dessert. Using desserts to drive global change, cakemaker, Rose McAdoo's cakes are rich in flavor, and history. A recent trip through East Africa taught her a lot about desserts, the world, and herself, and you can taste it in her work. Today’s cake, made by Rose, is a little veggie inspired treat! WHISKMEAWAYCAKES.COM How do you create impact using desserts? Tune in to...

Duration:00:43:36

Episode 15: WEDDING CAKES FOR GLOBAL CHANGE

10/5/2017
Storytelling through dessert? Sounds like a perfect plan to us! Whisk Me Away Cakes' mission is to share stories through dessert. Using desserts to drive global change, cake-maker, Rose McAdoo's cakes are rich in flavor, and history. A recent trip through East Africa taught her a lot about desserts, the world, and herself, and you can taste it in her work. Today’s cake, made by Rose, is a little Persian Love Cake, rich with spices and florals, and of course, Bob's Red Mill natural almond...

Duration:00:45:17

Episode 14: Wedding Dresses and Cupcakes

9/21/2017
Today's Wedding Cake is a microcake! More and more folks are going the cupcake and donut route, but we have something even better and we are going to talk about why it's a really cool idea! Made with Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free Flour, brought to us by Om Sweet Home Bakery! This episode is dedicated to the Wedding Dress, and we've got a special segment you can't miss about a woman, her photographer husband and their traveling wedding dress. Jennifer and Jeff Salvage of One Dress, One Woman...

Duration:00:48:45

Episode 13: For the Brides: Women Talk

9/14/2017
Today's Wedding Cake is actually a wedding donut! Made with Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free Flour, brought to us by Om Sweet Home Bakery! This episode is dedicated to the Brides, for the love of women. Joining us in studio for some yummy Wedding Cake is our friend Dawn Pascale, owner of Om Sweet Home Bakery in Cliffside, NJ, as well as Melissa Sakow from SHARE Cancer Support and Chef Sawa Okochi, co-owner of Shalom Japan. SHARE is a nation-wide community of women affected by breast and ovarian...

Duration:00:44:52

Episode 12: Cake, Buttah, Chocolate, Flower Ideas

8/10/2017
Today's wedding cake was made by today's guest, Dawn Pascale, owner of Om Sweet Home, a 100% vegan & gluten-free, soy-free, palm oil-free, organic & non-GMO bakery in Cliffside Park, NJ, and maker of an amazing vegan butter! Her wedding cake masterpiece is DELICIOUSLY vegan, and gluten-free, using Bob's Red Mill flour! Joining us is the one and only Ryann Mead, who brings us chocolatey ideas from Fine and Raw chocolate factory in Bushwick. Ryann is not just bringing chocolate though, she...

Duration:00:51:02

Episode 11: GAME OF THRONES & BRIDESMAIDS

8/3/2017
Today's live on-air guest is cake maker, Kate Snider, the current Pastry Chef at Cantine, a successful Brooklyn based catering company & cafe. Kate has brought us a decadent and awesome gluten-free wedding cake masterpiece using @bobsredmill gluten-free flour. Sisters of Comedy creator, Agunda Okeyo, joins us along with comics Kofi Thomas and Lisa Gopman, to discuss Lisa's lengthy bridemaid history including a Game of Thrones themed wedding. Music by Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights!...

Duration:00:51:03

Episode 10: CAKE AND STYLE

7/27/2017
Today's live on-air guest is cake maker, Ashton Warren, Michelin star pastry chef who owned a wedding cake business before she started in restaurant kitchens. She now runs the dessert program at Antique Bar in Hoboken. We will be talking all about wedding cakes and style, featuring a gluten-free cake using @bobsredmill Music from Carrie Beehan's new album Alazon In The Quiet Room, and Joanie Leeds and The Nightlights! @beehanc @joanieleeds

Duration:00:48:52

Episode 9: MINI CAKES FOR ALL!

7/20/2017
On today’s episode of WEDDING CAKE, we are joined by Melanie Moss, Pastry Chef and Founder of Mini Melanie, maker of sweet gifts for all occasions! Brooklyn's mini-cake and dessert maker talks with DJ CherishTheLuv talk about sweetening up your wedding day! Music by Heartland Nomads and Joanie Leeds!

Duration:00:53:11

Episode 8: CLAIRVOYANTS AND CAKES

7/13/2017
On today’s episode of WEDDING CAKE, we are talking with cake maker, Penny Stankiewicz, of Sugar Couture, about how to tell your story in cake! We also have relationship clairvoyant Alyson Charles, Rockstar Shaman, in studio fielding your calls for some relationship guidance! Music by Cecilie Beck and Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights.

Duration:00:59:52

Episode 7: LIVE VOW RENEWALS!

6/29/2017
On today's episode of Wedding Cake, DJ CherishTheLuv puts on her Reverend cap and broadcasts a live vow renewal for Smax and Melimel's 10 year anniversary! They’ll tell their love story and share their advice for newlyweds on how to stay married, live happily, and enjoy life together! Get that kleenex ready! Today's cake is by The Fat Cardinal Bakery LIVE Music by Smax Music www.smaxmusic.com and Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights. https://www.joanieleeds.com/

Duration:01:07:40

Episode 6: HOW TO ELOPE

6/15/2017
Joining DJ CherishTheLuv in the studio is HRN's very own Jennifer Leuzzi, of Tech Bites! Jen tells us how she eloped, Cynthia talks about how she eloped too, but only one of them did it the right way... Today's cute little strawberry cake is by Cupcake Market NYC. Music by Eliki Soul and Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights.

Duration:00:57:52

Episode 5: WEDDING FAVORS WITH FLAVOR

6/8/2017
Jordan almonds? Please, No. On today's episode of Wedding Cake, DJ CherishTheLuv and her fake-fiancé, Wedding Cake co-host Pamela Elizabeth, the Vegan Queen of NYC and the founder of Blossom restaurants and Cocoa V Chocolat in NYC discuss wedding favor trends and ideas that are fun, creative, enjoyable and delicious! Today's wedding cake is another awesomely delicious vegan masterpiece, made by Pamela herself! Yum yum! *** Extra special added bonus! *** Greenhopping App creator Catherine...

Duration:00:51:44

Episode 4: VEGAN WEDDINGS! WHY AND HOW

6/1/2017
On today's episode of Wedding Cake, DJ CherishTheLuv and her fake-fiancé, poet Charles Waters, are joined by Wedding Cake co-host Pamela Elizabeth, the Vegan Queen of NYC and the founder of Blossom restaurants and Cocoa V Chocolat in NYC. We discuss why you might want to consider having a feel-good, good karma, cruelty-free vegan-friendly wedding, and how to go about doing it. What a cool and conscious way to start your new life together! Today's wedding cake is an awesomely delicious...

Duration:00:52:14

Episode 3: Tips on Hiring the Perfect Wedding DJ

5/25/2017
On today's episode of Wedding Cake, DJ Gregg of Ambient DJs, a specialist in wedding music mixology, joins the wedding cake and DJ CherishTheLuv in studio to talk about how to go about hiring that perfect DJ for your wedding! We are also joined by fake-fiancée, Sally G, with music by Luke Rizzo, aka DJ Cloak Dagger, Smax Music and Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights. Joanie also drops a little love-storytelling moment that can be filed under "things that make you go 'Awww...'". Today's...

Duration:00:34:44

Episode 2: Hiring a Great Wedding Photographer w/ a Side of Boudoir

5/18/2017
On today's episode of Wedding Cake, award-winning portrait photographer, Veronica L. Yankowski of VeroLuce Photography joins the wedding cake and DJ CherishTheLuv in studio today to talk about what to look for in hiring a wedding photographer! You only get one shot and doing this right... one shot... get it? See what we did there? Music by Smax Music and Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights. Plus, a quick hello from upcoming co-host Pamela Elizabeth, the Vegan Queen of NYC, and founder of...

Duration:00:45:46